FOUNDED: 1994; Torrance , California
Craig Ruppert...Guitar, Bass and Vocals
Steve Deming...Harmonica, Flute and Poet
Others ...Jeff Severson, Buddy Mercer ,Bob Helm, Mitch Morrison, , John Regalado
Members of the Western Music Association
BACKGROUND: Members of the Academy of Western Artists
The California Cowboy Band has been bringing their music to audiences for twenty five years. Touring the west playing Cowboy Treks, they’ve played clubs, festivals, and horse rides while developing a devoted audience. The band was featured by the WMA at their Autry Center Winter Concert. For five years, they have performed live at the Santa Clarita Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival, at the Melody Ranch. They have performed for The Rancheros Visitadores, The Catalina Caballeros, and the Vaqueros Del Desierto
The California Cowboy band writes original songs, and steals the best sounds of Danny Timms and Kris Kristofferson, Rusty Richards, Willy Nelson, and others.